Memorial to Maria Watkinson

Halifax Parish Church

Memorial to Maria Watkinson in Halifax Parish Church

The memorial to Maria Watkinson on the South side of the chancel of Halifax Parish Church

H. M.
Memoriæ sacrum MARIÆ, filiæ
Unicæ Revdi Dni Edvardi Watkin-
son, Capellæ de Luddenden
in hac Vicaria Curt, Quæ Nata Ves-
peri præcedente Pasca, Anno
1723, febre perquam maligna
Correpta Occidit (heu nimium
fugax et multum flebilis) Au-
gusti xxivta MVCCXXVIo

This monument is erected in memory of Maria, only daughter
of Rev Edward Watkinson,
Vicar at Luddenden Chapel.
She was born the evening
before Easter
1723, and died of a terrible fever (alas
gone too quickly and greatly lamented) 
August 24th 1726

This image is taken from The Monumental Inscriptions in Halifax Parish Church

© Malcolm Bull 2022
Revised 18:26 / 19th December 2022 / 3324

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